Acquiring the Habit of Thankfulness

Acquiring the Habit of Thankfulness

When I rounded the corner, the beauty of the lake filled my vision, bright and sparkling, dancing in the bliss of sunshine. My heart rose in answering joy, and spontaneously, I began to thank God for allowing me to live in a place where I experience such regular and...
Ambition

Ambition

ambition amˈbɪʃ(ə)n/ noun: ambition a strong desire to do or achieve something : aspiration, intention, goal, aim, objective, object, purpose, intent, plan   I remember driving through North Carolina a couple of years ago while visiting the U.S. I was listening...
Winning the War

Winning the War

We all know that the word cancer is not a death sentence. Great strides are being made every day toward eradicating this scourge on mankind. And yet, when the word is aimed at you, the chill in your soul cannot be denied. I’ve had a few battles with cancer, not all my...
Facing Prejudice from the Back Seat

Facing Prejudice from the Back Seat

I had been preaching at a conference in South Africa and was now in a taxi on the way to the airport. My driver was a mixed-race guy, friendly and affable, so I was encouraged in our conversation to ask him to tell me about the changes he’d experienced in South Africa...
Womentoring: Leadership that Replicates Leaders

Womentoring: Leadership that Replicates Leaders

One of the greatest problems for women leaders is that unless they’re given opportunities to develop their gifts in ways that are regarded as normal for a man, acquiring leadership excellence is really difficult. The lack of provision for developing their leadership...